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PUZZLES:-1. If two trains, both the same length and going in opposite directions, both travelling at 90kmph, take 6 seconds to pass each other, how long is each train in metres?
2. What’s the next number in the sequence 1, 4, 27, 256, ….
3. How many degrees does the hour hand (small hand) of the clock move in one minute?
4. You have a drawer full of socks, each one of which is black, white, or blue. You start taking socks out without looking at them. How many socks do you need to take out of the drawer to be sure you have taken out at least two socks that are the same color?
5. Can you show a quick way to add all the numbers from 1 to 100 (you will end up multiplying)?
6. There are 128 tennis players in the first round of Wimbledon every year. How many matches must be played in the whole tournament (You must show the quick way to work this out)?
7. In a sequence of numbers, each term after the first three terms is the sum of the previous three terms. The first three terms are -3, 0, 2. Which is the first term to exceed 100?
8. Problem to solve with simultaneous equations: There are pigs and turkeys on a farm. There are 58 heads and 168 legs. How many pigs are there and how many turkeys are there?
9. What’s the next number in the sequence 2, 3, 5, 9, 17, 33, ….
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